Monthly Archives: February 2013

This is soooo Appropriate on all levels

As the Supreme Court hears arguments on voting rights yesterday, tensions have been running on high. As usual, Unca Clarence is silent as a mouse pissing in a cotton pile, while “Fat” Tony Scalia is yammering that our right to … Continue reading

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Video | Rachel Maddow On SCOTUS & Voting Rights Act & HISTORY!

Worth watching. The segment speaks for itself. Interview with Rep. John Lewis- Scalia has opened old wounds with his racists remarks. YOUR WASTED VOTE?

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Thursday Open Thread | Native American Music & Chants

History of Native American Music Music was a prominent part of the Native American culture. The Native Americans had a tribal culture and each tribe had its own distinctive form of music. However there existed pan-tribal an intertribal genres of … Continue reading

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Photos | Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at the Capitol

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Video | Supreme Court Hears Challenges to “Section 5” Of The Voting Rights Act

UPDATED FOR ALL THE STUDENTS WHO ARE STUDYING OUR AMERICAN HISTORY! The Supreme Court will hear a challenge to a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965, which is intended to end a requirement forcing Alabama and … Continue reading

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Videos | Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at the United States Capitol

President Obama and lawmakers dedicated the Rosa Parks Staute at the Capitol today at 11 a.m. EST/10 A.M. CT. Updated No, he didn’t mention “DJANGO.” Ms. Parks is the FIRST African-American woman to have a statue in her honor at … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Native American Music & Chants

Native American music  is as vast and diverse as the people who create it, and each tribe has its own musical approach and style that has been passed down for centuries. Music is at the center of Native American culture, … Continue reading

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